THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - January 23, 2007
Digi-Key Corporation and Fotofab announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement. One of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key ships products to more than 140 countries.
Fotofab is a fabricator of precision metal parts and a leader in the photochemical machining industry. Its standard list of products includes RF shields, crystal modular mask systems and electronic packaging lids. Fotofab also offers custom metal part fabrication used in a large variety of industries, including telecom, automotive, consumer electronics and more.
Digi-Key stocks Fotofab shields of various dimensions. In addition to these products, featured in both Digi-Key's print and online catalogs, Fotofab will also work with Digi-Key customers to provide custom solutions.
"We are very pleased to add Fotofab to our roster of supplier partners. From prototype through production, I am certain that Fotofab's critical noise reduction solutions will prove invaluable to our customers," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key's president and COO.
Dan Brumlik, CEO of Fotofab, adds, "Partnering with Digi-Key makes sense since both companies offer products and fast service to design level engineers."
This new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the design and production quantity needs of its diverse customer base.
Founded in 1967, Fotofab (Chicago, Illinois) continues to refine the photochemical machining process, (also known as chemical etching or milling) to produce custom precision metal parts in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner. A veteran supplier to the aerospace, automotive, defense, electronic, telecommunications, medical manufacturing industries, Fotofab is among the leading suppliers of precision metal parts including RF/EMI shields, electrical contacts, screens, connector housings, and more. Fotofab is ISO 9001:2000 certified. For more information, visit www.fotofab.com.
About Digi-Key Corporation
Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.